Just had this article published by the Copper Development Association’s magazine, Copper in the Arts.
Carolina Bronze: Sculptural Puzzle Solving
Captain Jack by Chas Fagan.
Sculptor Ed Walker dabbled in a lot of experimental materials before developing an affinity for working with bronze.
“It’s a lasting material,” he says, recalling a time when bronze proved itself. “It has stood the test of time and people trust in it. During the ‘60s and ‘70s, a lot of sculpture was experimental and some of it didn’t hold up and some did.”
Aside from his own work, the Seagrove, North Carolina-based artist’s 25 year-old business, Carolina Bronze, depends on it. “We specialize in fine arts bronze casting and fabrication,” says Edward’s wife, Melissa, who is a painter and printmaker in addition to being the V.P. and marketing director of the business. Their clientele consists of artists, architects, museums and non-profits. “Artists would be our biggest clientele,” says Melissa, particularly those who hail from the East Coast.
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Carolina Bronze, Sculptural Problem Solving